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  Rarick, John R.
CANDIDATE DETAILS
AffiliationAmerican Independent  
  1967-01-01  
 
NameJohn R. Rarick
Address
St. Francisville, Louisiana , United States
EmailNone
WebsiteNone
Born January 29, 1924
DiedSeptember 14, 2009 (85 years)
ContributorPicimpalious
Last ModifedPA Historian
Jul 30, 2019 06:34pm
Tags Very Conservative - Anti-Affirmative Action - The John Birch Society -
Infoborn in Waterford, Elkhart County, Ind., January 29, 1924; attended Goshen High School, Goshen, Ind., Ball State Teacher?s College, Muncie, Ind., and Louisiana State University; served in the United States Army for three years in the Second World War during which time he was captured and later escaped from a German prison camp; awarded the Bronze Star and the Purple Heart; graduated from Tulane University School of Law in 1949; admitted to practice law in Louisiana in 1949; elected district judge of the Twentieth Judicial District, June 28, 1961; resigned judgeship May 15, 1966, to declare his candidacy for Congress; elected as a Democrat to the Ninetieth and to the three succeeding Congresses (January 3, 1967-January 3, 1975); unsuccessful candidate for renomination in 1974 to the Ninety-fourth Congress; resumed the practice of law; unsuccessful candidate for the American Independent Party presidential nomination in 1976; unsuccessful Independent candidate for election in 1976 to the Ninety-fifth Congress; American Independent Party nominee for United States president in 1980; is a resident of St. Francisville, La.



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Sep 15, 2009 07:00pm Obituary Former Rep. John Rarick dead at 85  Article RMF 

DISCUSSION
Importance? 6.00000 Average

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RACES
  11/04/1980 US President National Vote Lost 0.05% (-50.70%)
  08/30/1980 US President - AIP Convention Won 84.21% (+69.74%)
  06/03/1980 CA US President - AIP Primary Lost 48.85% (-2.26%)
  05/27/1980 ID US President - Amer. Primary Won 60.62% (+21.25%)
  11/02/1976 LA District 01 Lost 9.37% (-37.86%)
  08/28/1976 US President - AIP Convention Lost 23.30% (-28.91%)
  06/08/1976 CA US President - AIP Primary Lost 24.22% (-4.35%)
  05/25/1976 ID US President - Amer. Primary Won 53.67% (+19.42%)
  09/28/1974 LA District 6 - D Runoff Lost 48.29% (-3.43%)
  08/17/1974 LA District 6 - D Primary Won 45.19% (+9.64%)
  11/07/1972 LA District 6 Won 100.00% (+100.00%)
  08/19/1972 LA District 6 - D Primary Won 60.96% (+38.73%)
  11/03/1970 LA District 6 Won 100.00% (+100.00%)
  08/15/1970 LA District 6 - D Primary Won 58.84% (+17.69%)
  11/05/1968 LA District 6 Won 79.27% (+58.55%)
  09/28/1968 LA District 6 - D Runoff Won 61.82% (+23.64%)
  08/17/1968 LA District 6 - D Primary Won 48.78% (+27.84%)
  11/04/1967 LA Governor - D Primary Lost 17.34% (-63.30%)
  11/08/1966 LA District 6 Won 76.58% (+53.15%)
  09/24/1966 LA District 6 - D Runoff Won 51.20% (+2.41%)
  08/13/1966 LA District 6 - D Primary Won 43.40% (+0.00%)
ENDORSEMENTS
LA US Senate - Oct 06, 1990 R David Duke
LA US Senate - Sep 13, 1980 R Louis "Woody" Jenkins
US Vice President - Appointment - Dec 19, 1974 NPA Reject
LA US President - Nov 05, 1968 D George C. Wallace